$1000/£600 gaming pc Tags: New Build Gaming Systems Last response: August 30, 2009 3:20 PM in Systems Share DMX2 August 30, 2009 2:13:13 PM Hey all, This will be my first gaming pc after coming from a long line of consoles. As such, i dont really know too much about hardware in PC's so i am hoping you will be able to help me. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 3 months from now, will be paid hald by myself, half from family as a christmas present. SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming. Nothing else. PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard and mouse (unless very cheap as the ons i use arent too good), monitor, speakers PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: www.cyberpowersystem.co.uk for a pre-built model which i would prefer, or www.dabs.co.uk for parts PARTS PREFERENCES: Quad core, GTX260 or higher, 4gb - 8gb RAM OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION: Something that will look good, but not too expensive. I dont really understand haha. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I would like it to be good for the future for about 3 years Thankyou for your time More about : 1000 600 gaming DMX2 August 30, 2009 3:06:51 PM Ok, i have looked at benchmarks on the internet, and have come up with this build. I would be looking to play, for example, Crysis at high settings. * Case: COOLERMASTER ELITE 310 Mid Tower Case * Lights & Illumination: NONE * Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default Case Fan * Power Supply Upgrade: STANDARD CASE POWER SUPPLY ***No OverClocking Possible*** * CPU: (Quad-Core)Intel® Core™ 2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz 1333FSB 4MB L2 ***Overclockable S& S*** Cache 64-bit * Overclocking Service: No Overclocking * Cooling Fan: INTEL LGA775 CERTIFIED CPU FAN & HEATSINK * Motherboard: MSI G31M3-F Intel G31 Chipset LGA775 FSB1333 DDR2 Mainboard * Memory: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)4GB (2x2GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Value Select and Major Brand) * VGA Power Supply: NONE * Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX285 1GB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Power by NVIDIA) * Video Card 2: NONE * Video Card 3: NONE * Monitor & LCD: NONE * 2nd Monitor: NONE * Hard Drive: Single Hard Drive (1TB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16M Cache Hard Drive) * Data Hard Drive: NONE * Hard Drive Cooler: None * Optical Drive: (Special Price) LG 22X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (Black Color) * Optical Drive 2: NONE * Sound: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO * Speakers: NONE * Network: ONBOARD 10/100 NETWORK CARD * MODEM: NONE * Keyboard: NONE * Mouse: NONE * Extra Thermal Display : NONE (AS SHOWN) * Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: NONE * Wireless 802.11B/G Access Point: NONE * Flash Media Reader/Writer: None * Cable Wiring: None * Cables: None * Video Camera: NONE * Power Surge Protection: None * IEEE Card: NONE * USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports * USB Portable Drive: NONE * Floppy: NONE * OS: NONE - FORMAT HARD DRIVE ONLY(NO OVERCLOCKING AVALIABLE) * Windows 7 Upgrade Coupon: None * Media Center Remote & TV Tuner: NONE * RUSH SERVICE: NONE * WARRANTY SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT * HOME INSTALLATION SERVICE: NONE obsidian86 August 30, 2009 3:20:21 PM in 3 months from now you could buy much better for £600 come back a week or 2 before you gonna purchase Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Gaming PC ($1000/£600) Forum Gaming PC (Budget $1000/£600) Forum $1000/£600 Gaming Pc Forum Solved1000$(£600) Gaming Build for Skyrim at 1080p high settings W/ R9 280x Forum $1000/£600 Gaming Build Help Forum Gaming system for $1000/600 Euro Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC Forum SolvedIs this a good gaming pc build? Forum SolvedGaming PC advice Forum SolvedI am making $600 gaming pc build (first time) and want help Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Pc Forum Solved$500 mid-level gaming PC? Forum SolvedIdeas for building a new gaming PC. Forum SolvedHow hard is it to maintain a gaming PC? Forum SolvedConnecting an Additional On/Off Switch & Reset Switch To My Gaming PC Forum SolvedGaming PC build £0-£500 Forum SolvedGaming PC Build for Next Gen Forum SolvedNew to PC Gaming -- $750 Budget Gaming PC Intel Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC Forum SolvedGaming PC Upgrade Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !